broodless

broodless

(ˈbruːdlɪs)
adj
(Animals) with no brood
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2% OA concentration are very effectively control varroa mite and can be used without any side effect during broodless condition.
2% OA combination is effective for the control of both types of ectoparasitic mites in broodless condition.
It can be used either as a single-dose treatment during the broodless period (winter treatment) or in the presence of brood (spring or autumn), which will usually require repeated treatments.
Dwindling pollen resources trigger the transition to broodless populations of long-lived honeybees each autumn.
Mortality of Varroa destructor in broodless africanizel and carnica honey bee (Apis mellifera L.
But this year could match his worst ever spring, when a single, broodless vixen accounted for 37 lambs.
The recorded %HWB may be an overestimate owing to the lower probability of observations of broodless hens in the census (Britras and Karlbom 1990), but temporal and spatial analyses of the variable are nonetheless justified.
There was, however, also one broodless hen, not included in the mean, that had dispersed 8500 m.
Broodless hens can result from [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 9 OMITTED] loss of a whole nest or brood, whereas brood size depends partly on hatch-ability (the annual mean is always [greater than]90%; Watson 1965, Rae 1994), but mostly on clutch size and number of young lost.